Horse movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant horse movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out touching, realistic, sentimental, feel good, serious and inspirational films and TV shows about / with horse, horse riding, family, girl horse relationship, friendship, animals, animal life, youth, family relations and horse race plots mostly in Drama, Family and Adventure genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
horse movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as horse: Flicka (2006), Secretariat (2010), War Horse (2011), Heartland (2007), Black Beauty (1994), The Black Stallion (1979), The Young Black Stallion (2003), The Horse Whisperer (1998), Seabiscuit (2003), Wildfire (2005).

List of horse movies

Flicka (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A headstrong 16 year old Katy McLaughlin desires to work on her family's mountainside horse ranch, although her father insists she finish boarding school. Katy finds a mustang in the hills near her ranch. Katy then sets her mind to tame a ...
Style: sentimental, talky, realistic, touching, feel good ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: horse, family, horse ranch, cowboy, family relations, hopes, love and romance, parents and children, family life, self discovery, farm, animal life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, wyoming
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Secretariat (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Family, History, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Housewife and mother Penny Chenery agrees to take over her ailing father's Virginia-based Meadow Stables, despite her lack of horse-racing knowledge. Against all odds, Chenery - with the help of veteran trainer Lucien Laurin - manages to ...
Style: inspirational, sentimental, touching, emotional, romantic ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: horse, horse race, sport, racehorse, against the odds, disney, horse riding, underdog, stallion, horse ranch, equestrian, animals ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, california
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Dreamer: Inspired by a True Story (2005)
Genre: Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Ben Crane believes that a severely injured racehorse deserves another chance. He and his daughter Cale adopt the horse (in fact is a mare)and save it of being sacrificed by the owner.
Style: inspirational, sentimental, emotional, touching, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, kids, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: horse, sport, horse race, racehorse, life philosophy, family relations, redemption, animal training, family, honest, secrets, betrayal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: kentucky, usa
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Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron (2002)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: As a wild stallion travels across the frontiers of the Old West, he befriends a young human and finds true love with a mare.
Style: inspirational, feel good, touching, sentimental, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: horse, friendship, wild horse, adventure, freedom, family, beautiful scenery, native americans, animal life, native american, getting home, talking animals ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s
Place: usa
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War Horse (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, India
Duration: 146 min.
Story: Follows a young man named Albert and his horse, Joey, and how their bond is broken when Joey is sold to the cavalry and sent to the trenches of World War One. Despite being too young to enlist, Albert heads to France to save his friend.
Style: emotional, touching, epic, uplifting, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night, teens
Plot: horse, world war one, war, animals, friendship, battles, human spirit, hopes, animal training, german, military, cavalry charge ...
Time: 1910s, 1920s, 20th century, year 1914, year 1918
Place: england, belgium, europe, france
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Heartland (2007)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Life is hard on the Flemings' ranch in the Alberta foothills where abused or neglected horses find refuge with a kind, hard-working family. Debts abound and the bank is about to foreclose. Can they keep the ranch running?
Style: serious, touching, sentimental, sincere, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: horse, horse ranch, farm, wild horse, small town, family relations, family, grandfather, siblings relations, animal life, youth, workplace ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, new york
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Black Beauty (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The fates of horses, and the people who own and command them, are revealed as Black Beauty narrates the circle of his life.
Style: sad, sentimental, touching, melancholic, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: horse, animals, friendship, adventure, family, pets, unlikely friendships, happy ending, justice, animal life, getting home, hopes ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1870s
Place: england, london, europe
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The Black Stallion (1979)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: While traveling with his father, young Alec becomes fascinated by a mysterious Arabian stallion that is brought on board and stabled in the ship he is sailing on. When it tragically sinks both he and the horse survive only to be stranded on a ...
Style: fairy tale, scenic, inspirational, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: horse, shipwreck, survival, boy horse relationship, black horse, storm at sea, child, coming of age, horse race, friendship, desert island, training ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
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The Young Black Stallion (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
Story: When courageous young Neera becomes separated from her family in the desert, she chances upon a wild colt. Together they find friendship, trust, and their way back home only to discover her family is about to lose everything!
Style: serious, touching, realistic
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: horse, girl horse relationship, desert, black horse, friendship, human animal relationship, girl, world war two, disney, rescue, survival, young heroes ...
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The Horse Whisperer (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 169 min.
Story: Based on the novel by the same name from Nicholas Evans, the talented Robert Redford presents this meditative family drama set in the country side. Redford not only directs but also stars in the roll of a cowboy with a magical talent for healing.
Style: sentimental, touching, melancholic, emotional, light ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, family outing, teens
Plot: horse, ranch, horse riding, animals, travel, romance, girl horse relationship, riding accident, couples, couple relations, hopes, parent child relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: montana, new york, london, usa
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Seabiscuit (2003)
Genre: Drama, History, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: True story of the undersized Depression-era racehorse whose victories lifted not only the spirits of the team behind it but also those of their nation.
Style: inspirational, feel good, sentimental, touching, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: horse, horse race, racehorse, follow your dream, sport, underdog, against the odds, depression, animal training, coach, jockey, rags to riches ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 1920s, 20th century, year 1938 ...
Place: california, chicago illinois, tijuana mexico, pasadena california, albuquerque new mexico ...
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Wildfire (2005)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Kris Furillo is given the opportunity to start a new life after serving time at a teen detention center. Her talent with horses is recognized by a volunteer and local trainer Pablo, who arranges a job for her at the Ritter's family run ranch, ...
Style: uplifting, touching, feel good, sincere, serious ...
Plot: horse, horse ranch, against the odds, starting over, lifestyle, friendship, fall in love, ambition, coach, rivalry, workplace, society ...
Time: contemporary
Place: san francisco
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Windstorm (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: Germany
Duration: 101 min.
Story: While spending the summer at her grandmother's farm, a girl (Hanna Höppner) discovers a talent for communicating with horses and tries to tame a fierce stallion.
Style: touching, uplifting, serious, realistic, sincere
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: horse, horse riding, youth, animal training, teenage life, self discovery, horse ranch, teenage girl, stallion, farm, hopes, disobey ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
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Hidalgo (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, Sport, Western
Country: USA, Morocco
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Set in 1890, this is the story of a Pony Express courier who travels to Arabia to compete with his horse, Hidalgo, in a dangerous race for a massive contest prize, in an adventure that sends the pair around the world...
Style: exciting, inspirational, factual, intense, serious ...
Plot: horse, horse race, desert, cowboy, adventurer, lone hero, racehorse, adventure, islam, underdog, sheik, bedouin ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: middle east, saudi arabia, iraq, syria, boston ...
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Flicka 2 (2010)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Carrie is a big-city teenager whose life is turned upside down when she moves to a horse ranch in Wyoming to live with her father. But everything changes when Carrie meets Flicka, a wild, jet-black mustang who's just as free-spirited and ...
Style: realistic, touching, sentimental, semi serious, feel good
Audience: family outing, girls' night, pre-teens, kids
Plot: horse, girl horse relationship, horse ranch, horse riding, ranch, wild horse, teenager, coming of age, countryside, farm, family relations, animal life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: wyoming, usa, pittsburgh
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Running Free (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, History, War
Country: USA, France, South Africa
Duration: 81 min.
Story: The tale of the extraordinary life and times of Lucky, a horse that was born in captivity but achieves his dream of running free with the help of a stableboy.
Style: uplifting, sentimental, touching, serious, realistic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: horse, friendship, survival, desert, adventurer, teaching the ways of the world, companion, human animal relationship, animal life, youth, world war one, orphan ...
Place: africa
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Cowgirls n' Angels (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A group of rodeo trick-riders recruits a young girl to join them.
Style: realistic, serious, feel good, sentimental
Audience: family outing
Plot: horse, youth, rodeo, direction and purpose, friendship, self discovery, hopes, parents and children, family relations, cowgirl, search for father, girl ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa, oklahoma, kansas
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Windstorm 3 (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Ostwind and Mika have found a real home at the farm Kaltenbach with Mika's grandmother. In the hustle of running therapy center and due to Mika's fame as a horse-whisperer, she feels that she doesn't have enough freedom and time to ...
Style: touching, sincere, light, uplifting, captivating
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: horse, girl horse relationship, horse riding, wild horse, horse ranch, stallion, freedom, horse race, teenage girl, friendship, hopes, escapades ...
Time: contemporary
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The Black Stallion Returns (1983)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: "Black" is a stunning fire-and-silk stallion celebrated the world over. But to his young American owner, Alec Ramsay (Kelly Reno), he's much more. So, when the amazing animal is stolen, Alec will stop at nothing to get him back. Alec ...
Style: sexy, humorous, melancholic, inspirational, dramatic ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: horse, desert, friendship, girl horse relationship, youth, family, adventure, horse race, chase, life philosophy, stereotypes, weapons ...
Place: morocco, new york, california, africa
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Racing Stripes (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Shattered illusions are hard to repair -- especially for a good-hearted zebra named Stripes who's spent his life on a Kentucky farm amidst the sorely mistaken notion that he's a debonair thoroughbred. Once he faces the fact that his stark ...
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, inspirational, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: horse, zebra, underdog, horse race, adventure, sport, animal life, animals, farm, friendship, ambition, rivalry ...
Place: kentucky, new jersey, usa, san francisco
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50 to 1 (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A misfit group of New Mexico cowboys find themselves on the journey of a lifetime when they learn their crooked-footed racehorse qualifies to run in the Kentucky Derby. Based on the true story of Mine That Bird, the cowboys must overcome impossible ...
Style: feel good, uplifting, realistic, touching, captivating ...
Plot: horse race, horse, racehorse, against the odds, rivalry, sport, hopes, ambition, contests and competitions, fish out of water, animal training, winner ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new mexico
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Babe (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Babe is a little pig who doesn't quite know his place in the world. With a bunch of odd friends, like Ferdinand the duck who thinks he is a rooster and Fly the dog he calls mom, Babe realizes that he has the makings to become the greatest sheep ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, touching, sincere, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: dog, pig, horse, piglet, talking animals, farmer, farm, animals, friendship, heroism, christmas, family ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: australia
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Windstorm 2 (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Summer vacation. Mika is overjoyed to see Ostwind again. But then she discovers strange wounds on the belly of Ostwind, for which no one has an explanation. Yet this is Kaltenbach verge of bankruptcy! With a heavy heart Mika decides to participate ...
Style: sincere, captivating
Plot: girl horse relationship, horse riding, horse, equestrian, teenage girl, horse ranch, human animal relationship, horse trainer, grandparent grandchild relationship, horse race, parent child relationship, grandmother granddaughter relationship ...
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Lean on Pete (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Charley, a teen living with his single father, finds work caring for an aging racehorse named Lean on Pete. When he learns Pete is bound for slaughter, the two embark on an odyssey across the new American frontier in search of a place to call home.
Style: road movie, sad, exciting, captivating, light ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: horse, racehorse, coming of age, teenage boy, teenager, single father, father son relationship, horse trainer, on the road, money, doctor, loneliness ...
Place: portland oregon
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My Lucky Star (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In Normandy, Louise lives happily in the horse world. Suddenly, fate strikes. Louise left alone with his father and a family friend to Ferronnière the stud where she has always lived. Business is bad, they are on the verge of bankruptcy ... ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, touching, sentimental, realistic
Audience: family outing, teens, girls' night
Plot: girl horse relationship, horse, teenage girl, teenage life, rivalry, parents and children, love and romance, training, strong female character, horse ranch, stallion, horse trainer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, normandy
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Emma's Chance (2016)
Genre: Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: While fulfilling her community service hours at a horse rescue ranch, Emma forms an unlikely bond with an abused show horse who won't let anyone ride him.
Style: touching, sincere, sweet, realistic, sentimental
Plot: horse, horse ranch, teenage girl, community service, friendship, bonding, human spirit, rehabilitation, teenage protagonist, teenage life, farm, youth ...
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The Saddle Club (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: Australia, Canada
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Saddle Club is a children's television series based on the books written by Bonnie Bryant and is an Australia/Canada co-production. Like the book series, the scripted live action series follows the lives of three teenage girls in training ...
Style: realistic, captivating, semi serious, sincere
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: horse, girl horse relationship, horse riding, underdog, haunted by the past, friendship, against the odds, fall in love, obsession, parents and children, club, teenager ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
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The Wild Stallion (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A story about two girls, CJ and Hanna. CJ lives on a ranch, Hanna comes to visit and decides to photograph wild horses for a school project. The girls become great friends and learn of a plot that might jeopardize the mustangs.
Style: realistic, sentimental, captivating, atmospheric, touching ...
Audience: family outing, kids, girls' night, teens
Plot: horse, friendship, urban legend, farm, self discovery, coming of age, ranch, cons and scams, family, youth, rivalry, animals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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The Lone Ranger (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: The Texas Rangers chase down a gang of outlaws led by Butch Cavendish, but the gang ambushes the Rangers, seemingly killing them all. One survivor is found, however, by an American Indian named Tonto, who nurses him back to health. The Ranger, ...
Style: exciting, humorous, buddy comedy, scenic, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: horse, texas ranger, native american, indians, superhero, adventure, cowboy, disney, escape, old west, corruption, escapades ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 20th century, 1860s, 1930s ...
Place: texas, austin texas, usa, san francisco
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Spirit Untamed (2021)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Western
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Lucky Prescott's life is changed forever when she moves from her home in the city to a small frontier town and befriends a wild mustang named Spirit.
Style: entertaining, captivating, sincere, 3d animation, reboot
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: horse, female protagonist, wild horse, racehorse, cartoon horse, girl horse relationship, human animal relationship, animals, desert, wild animal, friends, friendship ...
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